Atlanta, GA – Rollover Collision on I-285 Near Bolton Rd Leads to Injuries
Atlanta, GA (June 8, 2022) – One or more victims were injured in a serious rollover collision that took place on a highway in Atlanta on Wednesday afternoon, June 8.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened at 2 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-285 around the area of exit 13, Bolton Road. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. One of the vehicles rolled over in traffic, which led to extensive damages.
Several responders, including Atlanta fire crews and paramedics, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Their identities and conditions are not yet known.
Due to the severity of the accident, all lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for some time. Police urged those in the area to use I-75 as an alternate route.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We offer our sympathies to those injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
The Georgia Department of Transportation has released data over recent years showing how many people have been hurt in car accidents throughout Georgia. These accidents have been on the rise throughout the state over recent years. In 2020 alone, in fact, it is estimated that approximately 331,000 car accidents took place. Out of these accidents, over 125,000 people were seriously injured in these accidents. Car accidents happen due to many different reasons, including some of the following:
- Distracted driving, such as texting while driving
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Driving while fatigued
The aftermath of a car accident can be a challenging thing to face. This is why injured victims should speak with an attorney as soon as possible.
Where do you turn after a serious car accident? Speaking with an Atlanta car accident lawyer is in your best interests in mind. Car accidents can leave victims with chronic and painful injuries. On top of this, the injuries that stem from a car accident tend to keep victims out of work for an extended period of time. This means that, as you work on your physical recovery, you may be left wondering how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up. It is crucial that you speak with an Atlanta personal injury lawyer during these difficult times.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates have diligently assisted those injured in Georgia car accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be on both physical and financial levels. Our attorneys will help you get back on your feet when you need it the most. We will help you determine if you are eligible for a wide array of financial damages. If you have sustained injuries in a car accident, we want you to know that you never have to stand alone. Please contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options are available for you at this time.
Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove a post if requested.
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